These workshops have a DIY ethic - if you have any skills you can offer, or any you particularly want - get in touch.
20th October: Running popular education workshops.
Are you involved in community education? This workshop uses popular education techniques to show how to run participatory, interesting and successful workshops.
27th October: Basic mending electrics (max 10 people, please book)
How to mend electrics in the home; both household appliances and lights / plugs. Covers simple repairs such as changing a plug. Bring broken items along to learn how to mend them!
3rd November: Bike Maintenance
With the legendary Dr. Bike and his trusty helpers. Bring down your bike and learn basic maintenance, servicing and repair work.
10th November: Direct Action
Interested in taking direct action to stop people / companies from trashing the world but don't know how to start? – this session will focus on how to plan a good action as well as info on basic direct action skills.
17th November: Mass Catering
Ever wondered how to cook for 50 or 100 people? Workshop will start with basic theory and then move on to actually doing it in our very own field kitchen.
24th November: Knitting for beginners
This session is aimed at teaching people how to do the basics of knitting as well as being a general skill-share for more advanced people. If you fancy learning a few stitches, or just want a knit and a natter over tea, come along!
Dec 1st: Book making
Book making exclusively using reclaimed materials. Make your diary for 2008 or a Christmas gift! Collect and bring your old envelopes to make them from.
Dec 8th: Food preservation
Looking at the theory of food preservation and a practical of some of the stages including jams, pickles and chutneys.
Dec 15th: Linux for beginners
Fed up with Windows? Want to learn how to use a free alternative that is written by people, for people? This workshop will cover how to install Linux and a few basic skills to get you started. Bring your laptop (if you have one)!
The workshops are free, but donations towards room hire and material costs are welcome.
Phone: 07880 937511